Review: Rick Riordan, The Burning Maze

Okay, look Uncle Rick-- you really didn't have to put us through that. For those of you who have read The Burning Maze already, you know what I'm talking about. I don't even have to be specific. For those who haven't read it yet, I only have two comments for you: This review will be a spoiler-free … Continue reading Review: Rick Riordan, The Burning Maze

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Review: Agatha Christie, Death on the Nile

Time for another review of a novel by the Queen of Mystery! I'm becoming a sucker for a good mystery, and I'm especially fond of Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot series. Death on the Nile places the famed detective on a river cruise in Egypt. The boat is full of elite travelers, including a newly-wedded Linnet Ridgeway, who … Continue reading Review: Agatha Christie, Death on the Nile

Review: David Grann, Killers of the Flower Moon

It's no secret that Native American Indians have faced more than their fair share of tragedy. David Grann's novel, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI introduces readers to events so horrific and scandalous that it is almost impossible to believe it actually happened. The novel introduces readers to … Continue reading Review: David Grann, Killers of the Flower Moon

14 Things I Learned My First Time Cosplaying

I'm counting down the days to Tekko-- it's just about a week away! I'm already getting those pre-adventure jitters I always get before vacations. This past February, I attended my first convention and cosplayed for the first time. Here's a list of some lessons I learned while planning, creating, and wearing my cosplay costumes. Start … Continue reading 14 Things I Learned My First Time Cosplaying

Squats, Klance, and Rubber Duckies: Adventures at Katsucon

I survived my first con! You know how they say people get serious ink fever after getting their first tattoo? That's the feeling I have now that Katsucon is over. I can't wait to get to the next one (which is only in a few months!). Katsucon was an incredible experience, and I'm so glad … Continue reading Squats, Klance, and Rubber Duckies: Adventures at Katsucon